Rafter, Valley

Business / Construction / Rafter, Valley: A rafter that forms the intersection of an internal roof angle. The valley rafter is normally made of double 2-inch-thick members.

Other Words for Valley

Valley Adverb Synonyms: glen, dale, dell, vale, dingle, hollow, coomb or coombe or combe or comb, Welsh cirque or corrie or cwm, strath
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Valley

Business / Construction / Valley: The 'V' shaped area of a roof where two sloping roofs meet. Water drains off the roof at the valleys. MORE

V-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / V-Shaped Valley: A valley with a narrow bottom and a cross section shaped like the letter 'V'. Valleys of this shape are almost always cut by stream erosion. MORE

Valley Breeze

Science / Weather / Valley Breeze: An anabatic wind, it is formed during the day by the heating of the valley floor. As the ground becomes warmer than the surrounding atmosphere, the lower levels of air heat and rise, flowing up the mo MORE

Valley Flashing

Business / Construction / Valley Flashing: Sheet metal that lays in the 'V' area of a roof valley. MORE

Valley Glacier

Science / Geology / Valley Glacier: A glacier that is smaller than a continental glacier or an icecap, and which flows mainly along well-defined valleys, many with tributaries. MORE

U-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / U-Shaped Valley: A deep valley with a flat floor and very steep walls. Shaped in cross-section like the letter 'U'. Valleys with this geometry are frequently cut by a glacier. MORE

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